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ascared

[ uh-skaird ]
/ əˈskɛərd /
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adjective Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
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Origin of ascared

First recorded in 1905–10; a- prefix attached to past participles (compare British dialect a- with same function; see y-) + scared
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